Posts Tagged ‘Italy’

Italy, Venice flooded after storm

Written by administrateur on November 11, 2012. Posted in Natural disasters

Heavy rain and a storm surge have left Venice severely flooded. At 1.5 meters above norm, it was the lagoon city’s sixth worst flood on record. The storm has also caused chaos across northern Italy, including Toscana.

Europe’s highest active volcano rumbles back to life

Written by administrateur on January 6, 2012. Posted in Natural disasters

Europe’s highest active volcano has rumbled back to life. Italy’s Mount Etna on the Mediterranean island of Sicily has released a column of ash up to 5,000 metres (over 16,000 feet) above sea level.